Posts categorized under August 2020 - SPD Blotter

Archives for August 2020

Thursday – August 27, 2020

#2020-251195/West Precinct/First Watch: On 8-27-2020 at 0440 hours, a passerby called about people leaving the NorthFace retail store with property. A corresponding alarm was also called in by alarm company. Patrol responded, searching area and business. After initial investigation, one of the suspects was located with the stolen property in hand and was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Burglary. #2020-251917/East Precinct/Third Watch:… [ Keep reading ]

Gang Unit Investigating After 17-Year-Old Critically Wounded In 23/Yesler Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a 17-year-old was shot and wounded Wednesday evening in the Central District. At 8:48 PM, officers were called to 23rd Avenue and Yesler Way for a report of gunfire. Police arrived and spoke with witnesses, and learned a 17-year-old male with a gunshot wound had arrived… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Injured Man Dropped Off at Hospital Dies

UPDATE: On September 3, 2021, Police arrested a 24-year-old Kenmore man for controlled substance homicide in connection with the overdose death of a 23-year-old man in Seattle in August 2020. Police booked the suspect into the King County Jail and have referred the case to prosecutors.  ORIGINAL: Homicide detectives are… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Couple Sought in North Seattle Robbery

Robbery detectives and North Anti-Crime Team officers arrested two people wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in North Seattle last month. On July 20th, the two suspects robbed the business at 144th and Greenwood Avenue North. The male was armed with a gun and following the robbery… [ Keep reading ]

Wednesday – August 26, 2020

#2020-250293/East Precinct/First Watch: On 8-26-2020 at 0750 hours, a male confronted another male outside a residential building because of the volume of his music. During the confrontation, the suspect threatened assault and referred to the victim using racial derogatory slurs. The suspect then left the area. An area check for… [ Keep reading ]

Tuesday – August 25, 2020

#2020-249188/East Precinct/Third Watch: On 8-25-2020 at 0021 hours, a suspect was taken into custody after setting fire to the East Precinct during a riot. Arson Bomb Squad was requested and responded with ATF. A Fire Marshal was called and completed a cause and origin for the fire. The suspect was… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Sergeant Placed on Leave as OPA Investigates His Actions During August 13th Protest

The Seattle Police Department has placed a sergeant on paid administrative leave pending an Office of Police Accountability (OPA) investigation into conduct at a demonstration on August 13th. The department received multiple inquiries about a video showing a member of the public expressing concern about statements made by the sergeant,… [ Keep reading ]

Homicide Detectives Investigating After Driver Strikes and Kills Man in West Seattle

UPDATE 8/26 6:00 PM– Detectives are no longer looking for the dark Dodge van. It has been located. Detectives are still looking for information about the maroon vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact the tipline at (206) 233-5000. UPDATE 8/26 – SPD Homicide detectives are seeking the public’s… [ Keep reading ]

Monday – August 24, 2020

#2020-248354/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 8-24-2020 at 0054 hours, officers arrested a suspect believed to have started a series of fires while walking eastbound along 45th from Meridian. Items included debris on the ground, utility pole fliers and a shopping cart full of debris. The man matched the description of a suspect wanted in a North… [ Keep reading ]

Sunday – August 23, 2020

#2020-247548/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 8-23-2020 at 0020 hours, officers responded to an arson in the 4500 block of 1 AV NE. An unknown suspect lit paper food bags on fire then placed the bags onto construction material outside of an occupied residence. There was minor damage to the residence caused by the fire…. [ Keep reading ]